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SAS & Viasat connect on short-haul: It just…

It worked, exactly as advertised. That was the main takeaway from last week's media demo flight of the new SAS high-speed inflight internet service on the carrier's single-aisle fleet. The event targeted mostly Scandinavian journalists,…

Eutelsat goes big on Ka-band, dumps ViaSat-3

Eutelsat is investing big in Ka-band capacity over Europe. The satellite operator announced KONNECT VHTS today, a 500 gigabit/second satellite to be built by Thales Alenia Space and which is expected to enter service in…

Panasonic, APSATCOM announce "XTS" satellite plans

Years in the offing, some details on Panasonic Avionics' first "eXtreme Throughput Satellite" (XTS) are finally known. The global inflight communications and entertainment provider will team with Chinese satellite operator APSATCOM on the launch of…

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ANA brings free internet to flights

Looking for free inflight internet connectivity? Japan appears the place to be. ANA will add free internet service on the bulk of its domestic fleet in 2018, delivering more connectivity on more domestic routes than…

Wifi across the Pacific gets a major boost…

Passengers flying across the Pacific Ocean are set for a major upgrade in inflight connectivity performance. Panasonic Avionics and Eutelsat announced this week that Eutelsat 172b is now in service, delivering a massive increase in…